Articles for tag: Structuralism

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Analysis of Caryl Churchill’s Cloud Nine

The play Cloud Nine, by Caryl Churchill, presents two very different time periods in Britain each taking place in separate acts of the play. In Act I the ideas of the British Victorian era are prevalent through displays of “deviant” sexual behavior between the characters. This is juxtaposed with Act II taking place in 1979 ...

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Foundations of Psychology

There are several major schools of thought in psychology; they are structuralism, psychodynamic, behaviorism, evolutionary, and cognitive perspectives. Each of these schools range in areas of the human mind, for example sensation, emotion, the brains computer-like response to their functions, healing the mind with probing of problems and motives, the importance of values and intentions, ...

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What is Cultural Materialism?

The term Cultural Materialism in literary theory and cultural studies was made current in 1985 when it was used by Jonathan Dollimore and Alan Sinfield who developed a methodology which included an analysis of any historical material (including literature) within a politicized framework. The four characteristics of their method concerning Cultural Materialism are: Historical context ...

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The History of Modern Psychology

Psychology is the scientific study of mental processes and behaviors of individuals. Modern psychology has undergone a transformation that brought curiosity about human mental and behavioral processes into a developed scientific field of study. Wilhelm Wundt set up the first formal laboratory that was specifically devoted to the study of experimental psychology. Wundt wanted to ...